4 November 2004 Combining direct and coherent detection for Doppler wind lidar
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Proceedings Volume 5575, Laser Radar Techniques for Atmospheric Sensing; (2004); doi: 10.1117/12.576539
Event: Remote Sensing, 2004, Maspalomas, Canary Islands, Spain
Abstract
Using a combination of two modest sized coherent and direct detection Doppler lidars may offer significant advantages over the single detection method approaches. All space-based Doppler wind lidar proposed missions to date have been based upon a single detection scheme, either coherent (WINDSAT, LAWS, SPARCLE, JEM/CDL) or direct (Zephyr, ALADIN, ADM) detection. A hybrid detection wind lidar has been proposed and is undergoing a feasibility study. The hybrid wind lidar is currently being baselined for an airborne test bed and is funded for a weather forecasting impact evaluations at NOAA and NASA.
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George David Emmitt, "Combining direct and coherent detection for Doppler wind lidar", Proc. SPIE 5575, Laser Radar Techniques for Atmospheric Sensing, (4 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.576539; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.576539
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LIDAR

Aerosols

Doppler effect

Clouds

Troposphere

Data modeling

Atmospheric modeling

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